DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE Berry, Lorengar, Peters, Kmentt (1964) (DVD)

DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE Berry, Lorengar, Peters, Kmentt (1964) (DVD)

Code: 4520



Product Description


Otto Schenk’s magnificent production is captured in this live 1964 Salzburg Festival performance starring Walter Berry, Pilar Lorengar, Waldemar Kmentt, Roberta Peters, and Walter Kreppel; the eminent conductor István Kertész leads the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Subtitles in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.
Black & White, 168 minutes, 4:3, All regions

"Opera lovers rejoice! Courtesy of VAI we have these three Mozart performances from the Salzburg Festival, memorable interpretations by some of the finest singers of the time, captured in their prime… Mozart opera lovers won't want to miss these important documents."
- Robert E. Benson, Classical CD Review (http://www.classicalcdreview.com/DVDVIDEO218.html)

Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Opera in Two Acts
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder

Production: Otto Schenk

Papageno - Walter Berry
Pamina - Pilar Lorengar
Tamino - Waldemar Kmentt
Queen of the Night - Roberta Peters
Sarastro - Walter Kreppel
Speaker - Paul Schöffler
Papagena - Renate Holm
Monostatos - Renato Ercolani
First Lady - Maria van Dongen
Second Lady - Cvetka Ahlin
Third Lady - Vera Little
First Boy - Lucia Popp
Second Boy - Yvonne Helvey
Third Boy - Hildegard Rütgers
First Priest - Paul Späni
Second Priest - Josef Knapp
First Guard - Herbert Shachtschneider
Second Guard - Georg Littassy
Slaves - Alfred Böhm, Georg Bucher, Heinz Rohn

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Chorus of the Vienna State Opera
István Kertész, conductor
Salzburg Festival 1964